How to install Fortnite on iPhone or iPad after ban: this method still works

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Fortnite has been banned from the App Store, but it's still possible to install it on the iPhone or iPad if you've played it in the past.



Fortnite is no longer officially available on the App Store and a search on the App Store therefore no longer allows you to download the game phenomenon. Fortunately, there is always a technique to install the game. Please note, it is necessary to have already installed the game once on an iOS device for it to work.


"Purchased" games are still available

The App Store makes it possible to download applications or games which are no longer officially available if they have already been "acquired" by the Apple account when they were available. Otherwise, if you have already installed Fortnite once, even on an old device several years ago, it is still possible to download it.



To do this, go to the App Store, then in the account options by pressing your Avatar.

On this menu, choose the "purchases" option then select the Apple account to use, a priori the one with your name.

In this new window, choose the applications that are not present on the device, and search for Fortnite. The App Store will then offer to download and install it.


Then all you have to do is launch the game and log in with your Epic Games account to start downloading the latest version of the game.



Watch out for the next seasons of the game

It's hard to know how long this method will continue to work. Apple could remove this option, or a future Fortnite update could crash the game if Epic Games needed an update through the App Store. Indeed, Fortnite is available on many platforms, and the game must be exactly the same everywhere for players to be able to connect and play together.

On its official website, Epic Games indicates that Fortnite players with the 13.40 update can continue to enjoy season 3 of chapter 2. However, from season 4, iOS players will not be able to enjoy the new one. content and the new Battle Pass.


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